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Published September 01, 2010, 09:09 AM

ND beet truck driver sentenced for negligent homicide

FARGO, N.D. — The driver of a sugar beet truck involved in a crash that killed an 18-year-old Wahpeton woman last fall has been sentenced to a year and a day in prison.

FARGO, N.D. — The driver of a sugar beet truck involved in a crash that killed an 18-year-old Wahpeton woman last fall has been sentenced to a year and a day in prison.

Fifty-four-year-old Cathleen Dean of Barney was sentenced Monday after she pleaded guilty to negligent homicide in the death of Annie Gjesdal, who died Sept. 29 after the collision at a Wahpeton intersection. Court documents say Dean ran a red light.

Dean also was ordered to pay $550 in court costs. She will be on supervised probation for two years following her prison term.

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